Inside Government – April 23rd, 2010

Vincent Gray
D.C. Council Chairman

  • Juvenile violence, educational improvements, and his thoughts on labor/management relations
  • Reports of a $34 million D.C. Public Schools budget surplus that was discovered only after hundreds of teachers lost their jobs

J. David Cox
AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer

Jane Nygaard
AFGE 8th District National Vice President

Marilyn Park
AFGE Legislative Representative

  • The fight to obtain equal bargaining rights for all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees
  • AFGE’s support of H.R. 949, which would provide full collective bargaining rights for physicians, dentists, registered nurses and other VA health care professionals covered by the Title 38 personnel system
  • A preview of National Nurses Week May 6 – 12